Tatum, Art

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Art Tatum
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Tatum, Art Gender: M
born on 13 October 1909 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Toledo OH, USA, 41n39, 83w33
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°38' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°51 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°56'


American jazz piano soloist who studied piano, guitar, violin and accordion. He formed a small band in the '20s and mainly did club work around the Toledo area. He played in several name bands, doing club work and working as a D.J. for two years before moving to New York in 1932; he returned to the West Coast in 1939. Performing on several records, his last big concert was on 8/15/1956 in the Hollywood Bowl.

Tatum was born to musician parents and suffered through numerous eye operations due to cataracts on both eyes, retaining limited vision in one eye.

He died 11/05/1956, Los Angeles, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 5 November 1956 (Age 47)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change residence 1932 (To N.Y.)
  • Family : Change residence 1939 (Moved to the West Coast)
  • Work : End Major Project 15 August 1956 (Last big performance)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano, guitar, violin and accordian)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Cataracts)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Eyes (Cataracts in both eyes, limited vision)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Bladder (Uremia)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Night Club/ Vaudeville (Club circuit)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz (Jazz piano)